Lecturer in Anthropology

Australian National University


Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $103,841 to $117,736 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Continuing
Anticipated start date: January 2024
Position Overview 
The School of Archaeology and Anthropology within the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) has a world leading Anthropology department with an excellent reputation across teaching and research. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding early career academic to contribute to the school’s teaching and research agendas.
The ideal candidate has a track record of excellence in ethnographic fieldwork and have evidence of engagement at the leading edge of anthropological theory. The successful candidate will take part in reinvigorating the School’s anthropology teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and complement existing areas in which the discipline has teaching and research strengths. It is also expected the successful candidate will be a lively part of campus life by contributing to service roles and engagement across colleges in research and teaching.
College overview
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.
Enquiries: Associate Professor Alison Behie T: 02 6125 3662 E: [email protected]
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on [email protected]
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
Application information
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vita (CV) which includes the names and contact details of a t least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor. If you CV does not include referees you can complete online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

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